One World, One Love, One ‘Uke is the theme of this year’s Twenty-First Annual ʻUkulele Festival at Hawai‘i Preparatory Academy. The event begins at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 8. The performance, which is free and open to the public, will be held at Gates Performing Arts Center, located at HPA’s Upper Campus.
Award-winning author and illustrator David Petersen recently visited the Village Campus at Hawaii Preparatory Academy to talk about his work and his life as a writer and illustrator. Petersenʻs visit was organized by the Friends of the HPA Libraries and David Giff, Village Campus librarian.
Hawaii Preparatory Academy will host the annual Waimea College Fair sponsored by the Hawaii Association for College Admission Counseling from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Monday, April 7, in the schoolʻs Castle Gym. The event is free and is designed for all Waimea area students interested in pursuing higher education opportunities.
HPA Biotechnology Class is First in State To Identify Genetic Code for Global Genomics Project
Students in Stephanie McDowell’s Biotechnology class recently completed their portion of an international project to map the DNA of the planet’s creatures large and small—research that was impossible to achieve at any level just a few years ago.
Middle School students Haley Emmons and Annika Berezney placed second and Annika third, respectively, in the seventh grade category of the Fourth Annual "Inspired in Hawaii" contest sponsored by The Clarence T.C. Ching Foundation. Elise Kuwaye of Kaimuki Christian School on Oʻahu placed first in the seventh grade category.
The Hawaiʻi Association of Independent Schools (HAIS)/Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Accreditation Visiting Committee is on campus today through Wednesday, February 12. Team members have reviewed the schoolʻs self-study and are on campus to meet with various school constituencies and learn more about HPAʻs programs and operations to help us be our "best self" as a school.
Nine Middle School students were invited to participate in this yearʻs East Hawaiʻi District Science and Engineering Fair held Saturday, February 8 at the Imiloa Astronomy Center in Hilo: Chavis Arafiles, “Retainer No Brainer”; Devyn Harmon “How Do Different Detergents Used In Graywater Affect Marigold Growth?” Kealia Haitsuka, “Cleaning Up the Ocean!”; Kyra Hartley, “Rebel Radishes”; Corey Patton-Lossner, “Temperature Rebound”; Kiawehokua